Your marriage is blessed.
By God! Do you believe that? Do you speak blessing over your Marriage?
God has been blessing marriage since the beginning of time.
God gave Adam and Eve to each other. He let them leave and cleave with each other. He spoke blessing and purpose over them.
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When you got married, God’s blessing was released over you and your husband.
Renew your mind in that truth today! How Do you Renew your mind in that Truth?
- Live in your Christian Marriage knowing you are blessed.
- Believe for His blessing in every area of your marriage.
- Speak blessing over every area of your Christian Marriage to Reclaim Joy.
- When it’s wonderful – When it’s tough – When it’s going great – When it’s not.
As you believe and speak blessing – the original blessing God intended for marriage – God will move and release more to you and your husband than you ever thought possible.
3 Practical Ways to Speak Blessing and Reclaim Joy in a Christian Marriage:
Thank God for your marriage and your husband (regularly).
- I love to use a Prayer journal for this because I can look back and see where God has answered so many things. Check out the Strategic Prayer Journal in the HopeJoyInChrist shop if you need help getting started.
List the wonderful things about your marriage.
- Thank God.
- Thank your husband and give him words of Affirmation (that shows respect in his language).
- If you need help getting started with this check out The Words of Affirmation Cards in the HopeJoyInChrist Shop.
- Pray continued blessing in these areas.
List the difficult things in your marriage.
- Give them to God.
- Pray and Forgive.
- Find Bible verses to use to speak blessing into these areas.
Believe your marriage is blessed. Speak blessing. Expect blessing!
If you’d like help praying for your husband and your marriage, I’d love to send you my free email series: Enjoy 7 Days of Praying For Your Husband.
Let me leave you with a glimpse into the first ever marriage …
Here’s an imaginative account of Adam and Eve’s wedding, taken from my new book Forever Loved: Eve’s Story, Eve speaking:
My wedding was somewhat different from yours, or what you imagine yours will be! I can see your beautiful dress, your amazing flowers. You look stunning. I was stunning too (so Adam told me afterward). My flowers were exquisite, growing all around me, newly created, aflame with colour and fragrance. My dress? Well, there’s the difference. I had no dress! No clothes at all in fact. Adam was dressed likewise. Shocking, I know! My Dad’s different like that. He likes freedom. He likes simplicity.
It was a wonderful wedding. Beauty just glowed from us!
Papa gave us away to each other. His daughter. His son.
Laughter. Joy. Tears of wonder at this newness of love, just discovered today. Papa is with us. Smiling, laughing, blessing us.
“Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth. Rule and reign. Receive my abundance.”
Our wedding blessing!
And what a blessing! “Be fruitful and multiply.” You know what that means! There we were, in front of each other, marveling at the glory of each other’s bodies. What a wedding present! My Dad’s something else!
It has always amazed me. Our Father, having just created us, loving us so much, and yet willing to give us away to each other. He didn’t cling on to us or demand we return to him. He let us leave, and cleave with each other. And He continued to love us just as fiercely as before. But he gave us the choice to return that love.
An extract from Forever Loved: Eve’s Story
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- The story of Father and daughter, as told by Eve. Experience Eve’s story anew. Discover just how much God loves you!
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Joanna Chee gets excited about God! She loves to write and is often awake in the night with a million ideas for her next book or project. Joanna blogs at JoannaMayChee.com and MumsKidsJesus.com, where it is her heart to encourage and equip women to love their families and meet with God. She is the author of Forever Loved: Eve’s Story, a creative retelling of the Bible story of Eve, and a #1 Amazon UK bestseller. Connect with Joanna: Facebook:JoannaMayChee | Facebook:MumsKidsJesus | Pinterest
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